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143rd Annual Ione Homecoming Weekend

The 143rd Ione Homecoming takes place this weekend. Kicking off today with the Carnival, starting at 3pm at Howard Park. And at 5:30, the Little l Baseball Games. This evening, enjoy the Mutton Bustin in the arena at 6, the Lighted Tractor Parade on the race track, and the Fireworks Display at 9pm. Saturday activities include the Pancake breakfast at the Ione Pizza Factory starting at 7:30 and the BedBug Color Run at 8am. Then at 10am, enjoy the Ione Homecoming Parade down Main Street, followed by the Soap Box Derby. Later on Saturday afternoon, enjoy the Rodeo, Candy & Ball Drop at Howard Park, and the Rib Cook-Off. On Sunday in the Evalynn Bishop Hall, celebrate Mom at the delicious Mother’s Day Brunch followed by more fun including music, corn-hole, and finally the Chili and Salsa Cook-Off. All weekend long the fun includes: Bingo, kids corral, live music, and vendor booths. That’s this weekend at the 143rd Ione Homecoming, brought to you by the Ione Picnic Association.

Written by Meghan O’Keefe

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